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Re: (inc. note from dpkg developers) Re: Bug#XXXXXX: (far too many packages) needs rebuilt for prelinking

On Mon, Jan 13, 2003 at 03:19:33PM -0600, Adam Heath wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Jan 2003, Jack Howarth wrote:
> >     As to the concept of modifying the binaries, have you actually
> > installed prelink so you can read the man page? What it is doing is
> > not unheard of. SGI does this sort of thing in Irix with QuickRestarting
> > and Apple does it in MacOS X with their prebinding. As far as I know
> > all of these approaches modify the binaries by their very nature.
> The data does not have to be stored with the binary.

Yes, it does.  Do you have any idea how it works?

If not, please stop commenting on it until you at least go read the

Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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